Oklahoma City Thunder News and Rumors

Russell Westbrook’s First Basket Since Halloween Is This Sick D…

Russell Westbrook’s First Basket Since Halloween Is This Sick Double-Pump Slam

dimemag.com ESPN.com nba.com Updated 44 minutes ago
This is so, so Russell Westbrook. In his first game since Halloween, the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar scored 14 first quarter points against the New York Knicks. His first bucket? A powerful, emotional double-pump dunk, naturally. Oh, how we missed t…
Upvote Share Tweet
  • Melo sits at Oklahoma City for back spasms

    Melo sits at Oklahoma City for back spasms

    ESPN.com nba.com 3 hours ago
    Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will sit out of Friday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder due to back spasms.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • OKC releases Telfair with exception expiring

    OKC releases Telfair with exception expiring

    ESPN.com nba.com Nov 27 (yesterday)
    With their hardship exception expiring, the Oklahoma City Thunder released point guard Sebastian Telfair to reduce the roster to the required 15-player maximum.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Dime Q&A: Steven Adams On Guarding Big Al & Z-Bo, Life …

    Dime Q&A: Steven Adams On Guarding Big Al & Z-Bo, Life Without KD & Russ, And More

    dimemag.com Nov 26 (2 days ago)
    When the Thunder traded James Harden to the Rockets, it seemed like the team got absolutely nothing in return. Kevin Martin wasn’t able to replace Harden’s production and Jeremy Lamb never developed into the dangerous offensive weapon the Thunder had ho…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Durant, Westbrook back at Thunder practice

    Durant, Westbrook back at Thunder practice

    ESPN.com Nov 24 (4 days ago)
    Injured Oklahoma City Thunder stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook returned to practice Monday.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Warriors' Speights on OKC's Perkins: 'His game is terrible'

    Warriors' Speights on OKC's Perkins: 'His game is terrible'

    yahoo.com dimemag.com Nov 24 (4 days ago)
    The Golden State Warriors continued to roll on Sunday, posting a 91-86 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder to improve to 10-2 on the season. In one sense, the win went according to a familiar script for this Warriors team, as Steve Kerr's bunch relied on…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Watch Trey Burke Put Reggie Jackson On Skates

    Watch Trey Burke Put Reggie Jackson On Skates

    dimemag.com Nov 19
    The Jazz have been really fun to watch, and the Thunder really need Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook back — though yesterday’s extemporaneous pre-game workout is a good sign on that front. Meanwhile, the Jazz’s second-year point guard, Trey Burke, mad…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Watch Kevin Durant & Russell Westbrook Working Out In Utah

    Watch Kevin Durant & Russell Westbrook Working Out In Utah

    dimemag.com Nov 18
    After a Jones fracture knocked out Kevin Durant for 6-8 weeks, everybody expected Russell Westbrook to take over the offense — more so than usual — in the season’s first month. Except, Russ suffered a small fracture in his right hand and has also been o…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Gary Payton Thinks Dwight Howard “Is Disliked By A Lot Of Playe…

    Gary Payton Thinks Dwight Howard “Is Disliked By A Lot Of Players”

    dimemag.com Nov 18
    After reports surfaced of Kevin Durant talking junk to Dwight Howard while witnessing the gross 69-65 Rockets win over the Thunder on Sunday, the Fox Sports 1 crew asked Gary Payton for his thoughts on the Rockets big man. The Glove did not hold back. F…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • James Harden hopes OKC will pay Reggie Jackson the money he's '…

    James Harden hopes OKC will pay Reggie Jackson the money he's 'earned'

    A little over two years ago, the Oklahoma City Thunder and guard James Harden could not come to terms on a contract extension for the team’s super scoring sub. Fearful of paying the luxury tax in a small market and working with three and nearly four max…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Watch Donatas Motiejunas School Serge Ibaka With Shot-Fake, Spi…

    Watch Donatas Motiejunas School Serge Ibaka With Shot-Fake, Spinning Layup

    dimemag.com Nov 17
    Last night’s hideous game between the Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder could have used a lot more of this. Watch Houston’s Donatas Motiejunas school shot-blocker extraordinaire Serge Ibaka with a slick pump-fake and spinning layup in his team’s…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Russell Westbrook Denies Recruiting Efforts Of Lakers Fan: “Go …

    Russell Westbrook Denies Recruiting Efforts Of Lakers Fan: “Go Back To LA”

    dimemag.com Nov 17
    If only a Washington Wizards follower would test Kevin Durant the same way. During his team’s home game against the Houston Rockets last night, injured Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Russell Westbrook staunchly denied the recruiting efforts of a Los An…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Kevin Durant Repeatedly Tells Dwight Howard, “You’re A Pu**y”

    Kevin Durant Repeatedly Tells Dwight Howard, “You’re A Pu**y”

    dimemag.com Nov 17
    Last night’s Thunder-Rockets game was ugly. Houston scored 24 points in the first quarter, and it was the only time either time exceeded 20 points in a quarter; Houston then scored only nine in the third session. The Rockets did, however, get the win wh…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Rockets weather struggles to get by Thunder

    Rockets weather struggles to get by Thunder

    ESPN.com Nov 16
    James Harden scored 19 points, and the Rockets beat the Thunder 69-65 on Sunday night for their third consecutive victory.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Ex-Sonic Swift charged with gun crime in federal drug case

    Ex-Sonic Swift charged with gun crime in federal drug case

    yahoo.com Nov 13
    Former Seattle Supersonics and Oklahoma City Thunder big man Robert Swift is now in serious trouble with the law. The 28-year-old earned headlines in October when federal authorities raided the Seattle-area home of Trygve Bjorkstam, also Swift's place o…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Perkins On Rajon Rondo’s Future With Celtics: “I Think He Shoul…

    Perkins On Rajon Rondo’s Future With Celtics: “I Think He Should Stay”

    dimemag.com Nov 13
    If it were up to Kendrick Perkins, prospective free agent Rajon Rondo would remain with the Boston Celtics for the long-haul. The Oklahoma City Thunder big man even says he could even envision joining his former teammate in Bean Town. Before the Celtics…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • GIF: The Greek Freak Powers Through Thunder Defense For Wrong-F…

    GIF: The Greek Freak Powers Through Thunder Defense For Wrong-Foot Slam

    dimemag.com Nov 11
    The Milwaukee Bucks have a chance to very good – in two years years at the very least. For now, though, they’re at least plenty fun to watch thanks to plays like this. Watch Giannis Antetokounmpo exhibit his rare coordination, power, and length by attac…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Kendrick Perkins Completes Powerful Dunk, Thunder Bench Gets To…

    Kendrick Perkins Completes Powerful Dunk, Thunder Bench Gets Too Excited

    dimemag.com Nov 11
    No Kevin Durant? No Russell Westbrook? Absence of the All-NBA tandem for the Oklahoma City Thunder will prove no worry if Kendrick Perkins keeps smashing on helpless defenders. Watch the mean-mugging big man take rare flight against the Milwaukee Bucks …
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Video - Russell Westbrook Happy To Be Back 02:02

    Russell Westbrook Happy To Be Back

    Nov 28
    Thunder guard Russell Westbrook discusses his return to the lineup Friday night when Oklahoma City takes on the New York Knicks.
  • Video - Durant, Westbrook Close To Return? 02:06

    Durant, Westbrook Close To Return?

    Nov 25
    ESPN NBA writer Brian Windhorst discusses the potential return of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook to the Thunder.
  • Video - Thunder Suffer Fifth Straight Loss 01:16

    Thunder Suffer Fifth Straight Loss

    Nov 21
    Jarrett Jack scored 23 points off the bench in the Nets' 94-92 win over the Thunder.
  • Video - Injured Durant Inks Another Endorsement Deal 03:02

    Injured Durant Inks Another Endorsement Deal

    Nov 20
    ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell discusses Kevin Durant's new endorsement deal with Sonic.

Sports Columnists

  • ESPN Now

    Nov 26
    Brian Windhorst and Tim Legler on Chicago's plan for Derrick Rose and how his injuries are affecting his teammates.
  • ESPN Now

    Nov 26
    Carmelo Anthony's back -- like the New York Knicks themselves -- is in bad shape. Brian Windhorst with the painful details
  • Los Angles Lakers granted $4.85 million disabled player exception for Stev…

    Nov 25
    The Los Angeles Lakers have been granted a $4.85 million disabled player exception by the NBA for Steve Nash, who is out for the season with a back injury, league sources told ESPN.com.
  • James needs to step up

    Nov 24
    LeBron James complained about the Cavaliers being "fragile," but Brian Windhorst writes "it is James who has been a leader in the 'fragile' category f...